Arts Grant News

Selected arts grants and philanthropy news from foundations and the federal government from around the Web.



The Mellon Foundation and HowlRound Announce $5.58 Million in Grants
Foundation: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

The Andrew Mellon Foundation has provided over five and one half million dollars to support playwrights who are embedded in local theaters. The HowlRound web site provides more information about this...more

How Texas A&M Landed Big Grants In Music, Engineering, and Business
Foundation: Ed Rachal Foundation

Texas A&M has recently received two multi-million dollar grants, one supporting its music program and another supporting a joint venture between the petroleum engineering department and the business...more

They Look Good on Paper, But Challenge Grants Can Be...Challenging

Challenge grants can be good things or extremely bad for morale depending upon how they are set up. If a challenge grant is an all or nothing scenario, i.e. you either match the challenge or the...more

New grants available for music to change lives

What sounds better than The Sound of Music? The Sound of Money for music at your local Cambridgeshire events. The Dosco (Dowsing Sound Collective) Foundation announces a new round of grants: These...more

Schemes to promote the arts among youth

In Singapore there is an active community attempting to inspire a new generation to pursue a career in the arts. They believe that inspiring a new generation to become inspired begins at an early...more

Get ready to renovate: $2.5 million available for cultural infrastructure

There will be funding 2.5 million in grants to refurbish existing art facilities and building new art facilities. The money will be allocated over a 4 year period which brings the total to 10 million...more

Virginia Tech researchers awarded Microsoft grant to pioneer mixed reality research

Hololenses are devices that project a three dimensional image into the users' eyes, optionally along with what the user would normally see. This allows the devices to create what they call a "hybrid...more

Director of Texas Music Office in Austin promotes industry

Director Brendon Anthony the Texas Music Director has traveled many miles talking to over 1000 industry experts during the last year to determine how to make the music industry in Texas more current...more

Teaching drama, building lives: The Anthony Bean Community Theater

An article revolves around the importance of Anthony Bean Community Theater which is an African American theater in the city. This center for the past 10 years was known as the first theater that was...more

MacArthur Foundation awards grants to 14 Chicago arts organizations
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

The MacArthur Foundation is a foundation that grant funds to theater, music and the the arts yearly since 2006. A Chicago based institution which this year has granted monies ranging from $200,000 to...more






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